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Do you hire a photographer?

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Do you hire a photographer for your family/kids pictures or do you go to chain stores like JC penny? 

How much do you typically spend?

Also, I would love to see some of your pictures with your answers.

Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:18 PM


Thats awesome! :) Can I see some of your pix? 

Quoting LeilaBeansMom:

I am so very incredibly lucky that my very dearest friend does photography, so I have hundreds of pics of my daughters at no cost. If it wasn't for her amazing generosity and talent we would be going to a chain for sure!



southernbelletx
by on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:18 PM
We hire a photographer 2x a year and spend about $500 for a cd with rights to the pics and a few pictures.
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nataliesmom2012
by on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:18 PM
I hired a photographer to have boudoir pictures taken. That was the only time I've hired one though. We used to get the kids pictures taken at chain places like inside Walmart or sears or whatever until a friend of mine suggested Portrait Innovations. That's where we go for the family pictures and individuals of the kids.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Oh dear God, portrait innovations is icky :( Why not hire a professional? You usually can for the same price.


Quoting nataliesmom2012:

I hired a photographer to have boudoir pictures taken. That was the only time I've hired one though. We used to get the kids pictures taken at chain places like inside Walmart or sears or whatever until a friend of mine suggested Portrait Innovations. That's where we go for the family pictures and individuals of the kids.



CmC1307
by Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:19 PM
Ive done potrait innovations about 130 each time and then did a photographer that I am now in love with and booked her again for 12 mo. And cake smash pics 145 for that soooo worth the extra 15 bucks
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Thats good! Do you spend about $500 each time or all around?


Quoting southernbelletx:

We hire a photographer 2x a year and spend about $500 for a cd with rights to the pics and a few pictures.



JasonsMom2007
by on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:20 PM
I can take better pictures than the chains and don't have money for a pro. Photography is a hobby of mine.


Quoting Anonymous:


Howcome you have never hired anyone?


Quoting JasonsMom2007:

I take them myself.





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CoachyMom
by Silver Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:20 PM
I do them myself. I don't have any on my phone though of the ones taken with my camera. Sorry!
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sorcha1945
by Silver Member on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:20 PM
I have done the photographer route but right now do JC Penny for my 5mo dd. Sometimes I do it myself.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 28, 2013 at 10:21 PM


Yes! Portrait innovations is a RIP OFF. Their stuff is crap too.

Quoting CmC1307:

Ive done potrait innovations about 130 each time and then did a photographer that I am now in love with and booked her again for 12 mo. And cake smash pics 145 for that soooo worth the extra 15 bucks



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